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10 most popular things credit card crooks buy

What crooks buy with your credit card | Adam Supawadee/

10. Drone | FakeStocker/

10. Drone

Retail price: $42.99 to $11,995 on

Crooks prefer drones equipped with video cameras.

Electric toothbrush | aragorik/

9. Electric toothbrush

Retail price: $88.10 on

The top pick? The Philips Sonicare 2 Series with dual handles.

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Vacuum cleaners | Tatiana Popova/

8. Vacuum cleaners

Retail price: $300 for the Dyson; $100 to $132 for the Shark on

It's a tie. The bad guys are equally enamored with the Dyson V6 Animal cordless vacuum and the Shark Navigator vacuum.

Gym shoes | AndyPhotoStudio/

7. Gym shoes

Retail price: $224 to $499 on

Fraudsters don't buy just any gym shoes, though. They want the Nike Men's Air Jordan Retro 3.

Slippers | Courtesy of Amazon

6. Slippers

Retail price: $66 to $100 on

Again, not just any slipper will do. The hot item: the UGG classic slipper.

Coffee maker | Melica/

5. Coffee maker

Retail price: $71.40 on

For the coffee connoisseur, credit card thieves think you'll enjoy a Keurig K55 single serve coffee maker.

Activity tracker | Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

4. Activity tracker

Retail price: $149.88 on

The small FitBit Charge 2 is one of two activity trackers to make the list of products most purchased with a stolen credit card.

Makeup | Chursina Viktoriia/

3. Makeup

Retail price: $15 to $60 on

Bad guys think they can sell makeup for cheap on the black market. Women's makeup samplers are prized items.

Smartphones and tablets | Syda Productions/

2. Smartphones and tablets

Retail price: From $649 for the iPhone 7 and from $399 for the iPad Air 2 on

The brand name is key here. Thieves flock to purchase Apple iPhones and iPads.

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A more popular activity tracker | Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

1. A more popular activity tracker

Retail price: $149.88

The small FitBit Charge 2 is the fourth most popular item credit card thieves buy. The large version of the same activity tracker is the top item on the list.


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